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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 7/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.70
KVHI's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
54% of the 791 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. KVHI: 0.70 )
KVHI' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.7   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.7

Equity to Asset 0.49
KVHI's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
57% of the 755 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.55 vs. KVHI: 0.49 )
KVHI' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.47   Max: 0.91
Current: 0.49

0.47
0.91
Interest Coverage 1.48
KVHI's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
62% of the 506 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 138.47 vs. KVHI: 1.48 )
KVHI' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.48   Max: 9999.99
Current: 1.48

1.48
9999.99
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 2.31
M-Score: -2.22
WACC vs ROIC
6.22%
1.97%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 6/10

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history
Operating margin (%) 1.11
KVHI's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 785 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. KVHI: 1.11 )
KVHI' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -20.39   Max: 15.95
Current: 1.11

-20.39
15.95
Net-margin (%) 0.02
KVHI's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 785 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.92 vs. KVHI: 0.02 )
KVHI' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -19.14   Max: 9.73
Current: 0.02

-19.14
9.73
ROE (%) 0.04
KVHI's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 773 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 5.17 vs. KVHI: 0.04 )
KVHI' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -27.56   Max: 24.63
Current: 0.04

-27.56
24.63
ROA (%) 0.02
KVHI's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 791 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.75 vs. KVHI: 0.02 )
KVHI' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -20.99   Max: 16.95
Current: 0.02

-20.99
16.95
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 3.05
KVHI's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 790 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 9.10 vs. KVHI: 3.05 )
KVHI' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -43.45   Max: 85.42
Current: 3.05

-43.45
85.42
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 14.00
KVHI's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 636 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. KVHI: 14.00 )
KVHI' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -4.4   Max: 14
Current: 14

-4.4
14
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 34.90
KVHI's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 492 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. KVHI: 34.90 )
KVHI' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -26   Max: 247.6
Current: 34.9

-26
247.6
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -100.00
KVHI's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 403 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: -0.30 vs. KVHI: -100.00 )
KVHI' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -100   Max: 48.8
Current: -100

-100
48.8
» KVHI's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

KVHI Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jim Simons 98,057 sh (+7.99%)
Chuck Royce 1,176,915 sh (+0.42%)
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Q2 2014

KVHI Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Chuck Royce 1,176,915 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 81,100 sh (-17.29%)
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Q3 2014

KVHI Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Chuck Royce 1,176,915 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 78,600 sh (-3.08%)
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Q4 2014

KVHI Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jim Simons 77,700 sh (-1.15%)
Chuck Royce 1,144,415 sh (-2.76%)
Chuck Royce 1,144,415 sh (-2.76%)
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Ratios

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Forward P/E 24.51
KVHI's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
76% of the 865 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. KVHI: 24.51 )
N/A
P/B 1.94
KVHI's P/B is ranked higher than
65% of the 865 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.35 vs. KVHI: 1.94 )
KVHI' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.76   Max: 2.95
Current: 1.94

0.76
2.95
P/S 1.28
KVHI's P/S is ranked higher than
61% of the 865 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.44 vs. KVHI: 1.28 )
KVHI' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.74   Max: 2.89
Current: 1.28

0.74
2.89
PFCF 43.06
KVHI's PFCF is ranked higher than
72% of the 865 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. KVHI: 43.06 )
KVHI' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 10.83   Max: 1398
Current: 43.06

10.83
1398
POCF 21.53
KVHI's POCF is ranked higher than
74% of the 865 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 29.84 vs. KVHI: 21.53 )
KVHI' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 8.72   Max: 216.86
Current: 21.53

8.72
216.86
EV-to-EBIT 129.17
KVHI's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
66% of the 865 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 70.41 vs. KVHI: 129.17 )
KVHI' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -2222   Max: 706.1
Current: 129.17

-2222
706.1
Shiller P/E 69.02
KVHI's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
79% of the 865 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. KVHI: 69.02 )
KVHI' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 30.7   Max: 1249
Current: 69.02

30.7
1249
Current Ratio 2.37
KVHI's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
72% of the 767 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.07 vs. KVHI: 2.37 )
KVHI' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.76   Max: 11.14
Current: 2.37

1.76
11.14
Quick Ratio 2.00
KVHI's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
76% of the 767 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.71 vs. KVHI: 2.00 )
KVHI' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.33   Max: 9.89
Current: 2

1.33
9.89
Days Inventory 70.01
KVHI's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
73% of the 865 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 73.12 vs. KVHI: 70.01 )
KVHI' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 55.33   Max: 112.52
Current: 70.01

55.33
112.52
Days Sales Outstanding 84.46
KVHI's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
69% of the 865 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 82.32 vs. KVHI: 84.46 )
KVHI' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 48.79   Max: 105.39
Current: 84.46

48.79
105.39

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 5.32
KVHI's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
54% of the 865 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.67 vs. KVHI: 5.32 )
KVHI' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.43   Max: 12.53
Current: 5.32

0.43
12.53
Price/DCF (Projected) 2.12
KVHI's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
78% of the 865 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. KVHI: 2.12 )
KVHI' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.52   Max: 18.85
Current: 2.12

1.52
18.85
Price/Median PS Value 0.81
KVHI's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
88% of the 865 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. KVHI: 0.81 )
KVHI' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.25   Max: 3.58
Current: 0.81

0.25
3.58
Price/Graham Number 35.53
KVHI's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
60% of the 865 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 7.90 vs. KVHI: 35.53 )
KVHI' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.99   Max: 31.63
Current: 35.53

0.99
31.63
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 0.80
KVHI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
59% of the 776 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. KVHI: 0.80 )
KVHI' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 17.2
Current: 0.8

0.1
17.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 13.65
KVHI's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
79% of the 365 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 8.50 vs. KVHI: 13.65 )
KVHI' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -7   Max: 33.4
Current: 13.65

-7
33.4

Business Description

Industry: Communication Equipment » Communication Equipment
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KVH Industries Inc is a manufacturer of solutions that provide global high-speed Internet, television, and voice services via satellite to mobile users at sea, on land, and in the air as well as a provider of commercially-licensed news, sports, music, movies and training video content to commercial and leisure customers in the maritime, hotel, and/or retail markets. It also manufactures high-performance navigational sensors and integrated inertial systems for defense and commercial guidance and stabilization applications. Its mobile satellite antenna products are typically installed on mobile platforms and use sophisticated robotics, stabilization and control software, sensing technologies, transceiver integration, and advanced antenna designs to automatically search for, identify and point directly at the selected television and communications satellite while the vehicle, vessel, or plane is in motion. Its antennas use gyros and inclinometers to measure the pitch, roll and yaw of an antenna platform in relation to the earth. The Companys Certified Support Network (CSN) offers its TracVision and TracPhone customers an international network of skilled technical dealers and support centers in many locations where its customers are likely to travel. The Company offers products to address the needs of a variety of customers seeking mobile communications in maritime, land mobile and aeronautical applications. In the marine market, it offers a range of mobile satellite TV and communications products. Its marine TracVision M-series satellite TV antennas are designed with the full spectrum of vessel sizes in mind, ranging from recreational vessels as small as 20 to 25 feet to large commercial vessels. The manufacturing operations for its mobile satellite communications and navigation products consist of light manufacture, final assembly and testing. It produces specialized optical fiber, FOG components and sensing coils and combine them with components purchased from outside vendors for assembly into finished goods. The Company has a contract with third parties for fabrication and assembly of printed circuit boards, injection-molded plastic parts, machined metal components, connectors and housings. In the marine market for satellite TV equipment, it competes with Intellian, Cobham SATCOM, Orbit Communication Systems, RayMarine (Intellian made), KNS, and Sea King (King Controls). In the marine market for voice, fax, data and Internet communications equipment, it competes with Intellian, Cobham SATCOM, Orbit Communication Systems, Jotron AS, KNS Inc., Inmarsat, AddValue, and Iridium Satellite LLC. In the marine market for voice, fax, data and Internet services, it competes with Inmarsat, Globalstar LP, and Iridium Satellite LLC. It also faces competition from providers of marine satellite data services and maritime VSAT solutions, including Inmarsat (and its new announced Global Xpress service), MTN/SeaMobile, Speedcast, CapRock, and Airbu
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KVH Industries Inc. (KVHI) CEO/Chairman BOD Van Heyningen Martin Kits sells 7,516 Shares Feb 24 2011 
KVH Industries Inc. (KVHI) President/CEO/Chairman Van Heyningen Martin Kits sells 10,962 Shares Dec 15 2010 
KVH Industries Inc. (KVHI) President/CEO/Chairman Van Heyningen Martin Kits sells 20,000 Shares Dec 10 2010 
KVH Industries Inc. (KVHI) CFO Patrick Spratt sells 5,156 Shares Dec 08 2010 
KVH Industries Inc. (KVHI) Chairman Emeritus Van Heyningen Arent Kits sells 21,875 Shares Dec 07 2010 
KVH Industries Inc. (KVHI) CFO Patrick Spratt sells 3,500 Shares Nov 16 2010 
KVH Industries Inc. (KVHI) CFO Patrick Spratt sells 16,616 Shares Nov 12 2010 
KVH Industries Inc. (KVHI) CFO Patrick Spratt sells 3,500 Shares Aug 16 2010 
KVH Industries Inc. (KVHI) CEO/Chairman BOD Van Heyningen Martin Kits sells 1,400 Shares Jul 28 2010 
KVH Industries Inc. (KVHI) Chairman Emeritus Van Heyningen Arent Kits sells 12,500 Shares Feb 17 2010 

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